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Become a fan of the Central Illinois Emergency Information Facebook page to stay informed should a tornado or other large disaster strike Peoria County or the region. Emergency preparedness information will also be posted on the site, such as how to build a supply kit, develop a family emergency plan, or prepare for severe weather.

Recycling Extravaganza

Aug 19, 2014 (updated on Aug 20, 2014)

Peoria County Recycling is hosting a Recycling Extravaganza Event on Saturday, August 23, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Landmark Rec Center, 3225 Dries Lane in Peoria. This event gives Peoria County residents an opportunity to dispose of their recyclables at one place.

The one-stop, drop-off event will allow residents to recycle items without getting out of their car. Residents may drop-off electronics, cell phones, eyeglasses, ink cartridges, batteries, CFLs, motor oil, documents for shredding, and more. For a complete list of acceptable items and limits on some materials click here; select the Recycling Extravaganza 2014 flyer. Paint, chemicals, and hazardous materials will not be collected at this event.

Partners for the event include the City of Peoria, ATR-Advanced Technology Recycling, Bartonville American Legion, Confidential On-Site Paper Shredding, Interstate All-Battery Center, Lenz Oil, Lion's Club, and Midwest Fiber Recycling. For more information, please contactPeoria CountyRecycling and Resource Conservation at (309) 681-2550.

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